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." >> this is bbc world news america, reporting from washington. our gaddafi forces on the run? rebels appeared to turn the tide in brown fighting and are now trying to take the libyan strongman hometown. inside japan's nuclear effect erasion zone, a rare look at the desolate area near the crippled reactor, even as word comes up new leaks of highly radioactive water. defining the american dream. we begin a special series examining the experience is of those who have come to call the u.s. home. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also around the globe. in libya, state television is reporting you allied air strikes tonight, even as anti-government rebels) on what could be an important symbolic victory after a weekend of military gains. there have been moving steadily west, retaking towns they had earlier lost, moving from benghazi, the rebels are now in control of three other towns. the biggest victory could be the capture of sirte, colonel gaddafi's home town. >> taking the fight to colonel gaddafi's birthplace. rebels pounding targets near the town of sirte. a victory here would have h
>> this is "bbc world news america." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. and union bank. >> union bank has put its financial strength to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." on the run -- muammar gaddafi's minister has defective while rebels are running away from a government offensive on the ground. >> we have to join the rebel forces falling back. they manage to go a short distance up the road before we came under fire. >> hanging on -- the president of assyria offers a defiant response against his rule and his of -- his security forces set out to enforce it. and a billion fans as india and pakistan face-off in cricket's the stakes go well beyond the playing field. >> welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. just a few weeks ago, the rebels in libya appeared to hav
of companies. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> this is bbc world news america reporting from washington. gaddafi must go, that is the unanimous conclusion of leaders gathered in london even as fierce fighting continues in the viet itself. >> -- in this libya itself. >> there is sustained artillery fire and the rebels are sustaining a position just ahead. >> he fired his entire cabinet and prepares to address his citizens. >and have you heard that there s a world wedding in the works -- royal wedding in the works? just a month ago until the big day. -- a month to go until the big day. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. we are here to help the libyan people in their hour of need, that is help british prime minister david cameron describe the mission against gaddafi's forces today in london. and while the wheel of diplomacy continues to spin, on the ground where it counts, rebel forces are still facing stiff resistance from the libyan leader. tonight, coverage on both fronts and it starts with the battle -- the bbc middle east. it starts with jer
turning purple, and then into the blackness of space. >> welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the world. as gaddafi pact military makes gains, his political allies are in retreat. one foreign minister publicly renounced his ex-boss today and more are reportedly considering the same. defections began yesterday when moussa koussa abandoned his job, fled his country, and perhaps began to spill the beans. his move has been trumpeted by david cameron as a sign gaddafi's regime is crumbling from within. coverage begins with our middle east editor. >> moussa koussa was intelligence chief, and then foreign minister. his colleagues in tripoli should follow him out, the prime minister said. >> the decision by the former libyan foreign minister to come to london, to resign his position, is a decision by someone at the top. it tells a compelling story of the desperation and fear at the heart of the crumbling and rodham gaddafi regime. >> back in libya, officials were shrugging off the significance of his exit. >> he is an old man. he has serious health problems. his heart, his
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